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Author Acquisto, Joseph, 1975-
Title Crusoes and other castaways in modern French literature : solitary adventures / Joseph Acquisto.
Published Newark [Del.] : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2012.
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 Floor4  PQ637.A37 A38 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Children of Rousseau: castaways and solitaries in the early nineteenth-century novel -- What is the moral of this story?: the popular Robinsonnade in the nineteenth century -- Toward the inner solitary adventure: reading, adventure, solitude -- Turning inward: the Robinson of the poets -- Adventure in new territory: the solitary adventure novel 1921-1972 -- Children of Tournier: the late twentieth century and beyond.
Subject Adventure stories, French -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criciticism.
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criciticism.
Adventure and adventurers in literature.
Castaways in literature.
Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character)
ISBN 1611494060 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611494068 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611494075 (electronic)
1611494079 (electronic)
OCLC number 785874887